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Springfield Man Charged In Microcap Stock Manipulation Scheme

June 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced that the owner of a purported business consulting firm was arrested today for operating a $1.1 million scheme that artificially inflated the stock price of a publicly traded company he controlled.

According to the announcement, Springfield resident, James Farinella, 46, is charged with one count of securities fraud.  ...

Affordable Housing: The Who, What, When and Why Explained

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For the umpteenth time in the past two years, Council President Marc Faecher repeated the phrase, “No meeting would be complete without an affordable housing update,” but this time was different. He didn’t just update people on the current status of the litigation and the various redevelopment projects that will include affordable housing units. This time ...

Foregger Hastily Leaves Court Upon Losing Lawsuit Against Berkeley Heights Township

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Today, a Superior Court judge ruled against Dr. Thomas Foregger's attempt to obtain a non-redacted invoice related to the Berkeley Heights Police Department's coverage at the Winter Walk on Dec. 3, 2016. Foregger is running in the Republican Primary for the party's nomination to run for a seat on the council in November. 

Foregger was reported ...

Union County Sheriff Introduces C.L.E.A.R. Program to Combat Drug Addiction

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan, speaking at a recent meeting of business people, asked, “What do you think is the average age of a drug addict?”

“18 years old.”

“20 years old.”

The answer, 47 years old, underscores the seriousness of the current opioid epidemic in the state. It is a widespread scourge that affects all age ...

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Movie Screening "I am Jane Doe" & Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking Set for Tuesday

July 17, 2017

The New Jersey Against Human Trafficking will be screening the film “I am Jane Doe” followed by a panel discussion with NJ Legislators, law enforcement and one of the lawyers featured in the film.

Panelists are Senator Tom Kean Jr., Republican Leader of the NJ Senate, who has sponsored anti-human trafficking legislation for over a decade; Detective Marshall ...